Wolfstur, The Great Bronze Portal of Aachen Cathedral

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26 Responses

  1. One piece? Amazing. You find the best stuff.

  2. Sylvia K says:

    Oh, you do find the best stuff indeed, Indrani! I love the story! I'm sure I'm too much of a chicken to test the devil!! Love the capture of the door and the wolf! Great composition as always! Hope your week is off to a good start! Enjoy!

    Sylvia

  3. What amazing ancient stories, Indrani!
    You make the mind wonder
    with your excellent photos &
    post.

    And I love your blue orchid very much.

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  4. Leovi says:

    Yes, precious bronze doors.

  5. Brilliant photos and beautiful saying.

  6. eileeninmd says:

    Wonderful post and story! Thanks for sharing, have a great day!

  7. Thank you for this adventure.

    Please have a good Tuesday.

  8. Carver says:

    Those doors are amazing.

  9. BIG door! It must have been quite difficult to install as it has to be very heavy!

  10. Rajesh says:

    Those details on the door are wonderful.

  11. magiceye says:

    fascinating tale and lovely image of an amazing door!

  12. ladyfi says:

    Love the history behind the door.

    Great shots too!

  13. sujata says:

    Nice story. Liked the last picture of the post. Thats a story in itself.

  14. Krishna says:

    Beautiful photos and interesting story

    thanks

  15. Interesting! Cast as one piece amazes me

  16. Arija says:

    Poor wolf. A great set of doors. Isn't it odd how small Charles the Great was?

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  18. sridhar says:

    did u really feel the devil's thumb???

  19. Ebie says:

    Such interesting read on the history of this church.

  20. Beautiful door. Hard to imagine such exquisite workmanship! And, I loved the story. So, did you feel the devil's thumb?

  21. NixBlog says:

    Fascinating post, Indrani. The stuff of legend is so interesting!

  22. I just love that story! Thank you for sharing.

  23. arabesque says:

    lovely door, very detailed and interesting.
    and the history of this church is very informative.

  24. Vaish says:

    so interesting story and details!

  25. Pietro says:

    Interesting story indeed, and what a nice door!